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Dahitman44

replica mount --Prices?

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I caught a nice eye on LOW a few years back and said I was going to do a replica mount but never did. Now I am going to do it.

What do you think of the quality?

How much will it cost?

Are some brands better than others?

Thanks

Hitman

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I think a replica runs about $12-$15 depending on who does it. I think mine ran about $13 a inch at Artistic Anglers.

I highly recomend Artistic Anglers in Duluth. I have had replicas by them and their work is awesome. Their painter does the best work I have ever seen.

One of our FMers Outdooran works there and he knows his stuff.

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I did a walleye rep a year later also and I love it and would highly recommend it. I did mine from Fibretec in Nisswa and I am very happy with it. The cost was in that 12 to 15 range. Both places will do great work. Always remember to send a pic or specify where you caught the fish.

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The biggest difference you will see is in the painting. Some look "fake" or "Plastic" and others look just like the one you caught.

Check out shows, ask for references of people who had the same type fish or same fish from same place as where yours was from.

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Hitman, My son had a 32" done a few years back from LOW also.Artistic Anglers out of Duluth did a great job. They have a special at the Sportsman show in March. $10/inch regular price was $12/inch at the time. DrJ.

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